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A team of physicists, including NJIT’s Gregory Fleishman, has discovered previously undetected energy in the Sun’s coronal loops. Credit: NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory

Why does the sun’s corona sizzle at 1 million °F

The Sun's corona remained a puzzle even for the scientists who study it closely. It is more than a hundred times hotter than lower layers...
New Clue to Solving the Mystery of the Sun's Hot Atmosphere

New Clue to Solving the Mystery of the Sun’s Hot Atmosphere

Scientists at UCL for the first time have revealed that the elemental composition of the Sun's hot atmosphere i.e., the corona is strongly linked...